Our Team

Anuja Kulkarni

Anuja-1Anuja, co-founder of Jidnyasa, is a clinical psychologist from Fergusson College, University of Pune. Child counseling is a passion for her and she has been working in this field for a long time now. Anuja is strongly inclined towards working in the field of education. Her areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, remedial education, play therapy, academic guidance for students, career guidance for adolescents, orientation sessions on effective parenting, teachers’ trainings, psychometric assessments, art based therapy workshops and language skills building. She has also done certificate courses in handwriting analysis and facilitation skills. She has presented a detailed research paper on emotional intelligence in national conference for applied psychology.

Anuja has been associated with various institutes and organizations like Anvay Psychological Health centre, Dhruva Academy, Academy for Counselling and Education, Learning Home, etc. Along with working with Jidnyasa, she is currently conducting a research on correlation between adolescent behavior and different parenting styles.

Sagar Vidwans

Sagar-1Sagar has a total experience of 7+ years in the field of counseling, assessment and trainings. He is an ardent follower of Indian psychology and has done considerable work on application of Indian psychology in day to day lives. After pursuing his double post graduation in Industrial/ Organizational psychology and Clinical psychology from Fergusson College, University of Pune, he has been associated as a counselor with some of the reputed psychotherapists in Pune. Sagar has also been a part of the training and development team at Sahyadri hospitals.

Sagar has presented numerous papers in national seminars. He is a guest faculty in institutes like Fergusson college, Garware College, S.N.D.T. College, Kirloskar Institute of Advance Management Studies, etc. He is currently pursuing his Ph. D. from Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Mukti Kane

Mukti-1Mukti Kane has been an engineer by profession, having worked in IT industry for 10 + years. She has a versatile resume with likings from technical subjects to music, drawing and linguistics. She has completed a post graduate level diploma in counseling and is a certified psychological counselor.

She has worked with children of various age groups in schools under DES and Akshar Nandan. She has used various techniques like play therapy, educational games, interactive individual as well as group sessions with elder children. She has good knowledge of developmental challenges of children in these age groups and has designed workshops to address these challenges. Academic as well as behavioral issues of such children are being extensively worked upon by her. Parental counseling is also done by her.

Mukti has worked with college students at group as well as individual level on various issues that they face. Mukti has worked in the field of deaddiction counseling as well; she is associated with Muktangan deaddiction centre as a group as well as an individual counselor.

Along with working in schools as a school counselor, she is also currently working in Anuroop Vivahasanstha as a relationship counselor and helps individuals deal with their pre-marital, post marital and family problems.